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Scanning the Social Media Minefield

UAH collaborates with a headhunter to create software that inspects candidates’ social media histories.

Can You Really Teach Innovation?

You better bet on it, say the students and educators at UAB, which has just opened the Bill L. Harbert Institute, devoted to the methodology.

Auburn Invests in Native Invention

Auburn University’s two-year-old Launch initiative has invested $300,000 in university-born research — looking to bridge the gap between lab testing and commercialization.

Disaster Graduate School

At the Center for Domestic Preparedness, in Anniston, first-responders from across the nation prepare to handle worst-case scenarios.

Airbus Christens Flight Works

Dubbed an aviation experience center, Flight Works will offer interactive exhibits to lure young people and adults to aviation careers.

Decatur Students Get Hands on Lunar Rover

Students from areas including design drafting, machine tool and welding will work on the project through the end of the fall semester.

Meet the UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 Award Winners

Now entering its sixth year, the Top 25 program is a sought-after recognition for UAB alumni worldwide.

Where R&D Goes to School

UAH engineering students learn while manufacturing in the co-op program with Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama,...

Endowment Management at the Top

There is a reason why it appears that Auburn and Alabama’s fundraising activities are in higher gear than ever before. It’s because they are....

Proctors on Tuition/Debt Inflation

Chief academic officers at Alabama universities tell us what they are doing to assist students in a climate of rising tuition and debt.

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Flashback: Crazy Rich Asians

In September 2009, the third richest man on the Forbes 2001 rich list, Yung Yeung, showed up at a press conference in Montgomery with...

Spotlight on Cullman County

Lying about halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville along Interstate 65, Cullman County has long been recognized for great schools and beautiful lakefront scenery, but...

Making a Living in Crenshaw County

A photographer’s account of business life in three rural Alabama counties: Part 1, Crenshaw County.

Opelika Ponders, Plumbs, Presents Itself

Residents of Opelika eagerly dove into a citywide charrette called DesignPlace. One result morphed from sticky notes, through local history, into a logo with locomotion.

Meet the New Inductees to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Since 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame has honored business professionals who have brought lasting acclaim or recognition to the state. This year, seven Alabama business professionals will be recognized as the latest members of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame at a celebration Nov. 15 in Birmingham.